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Cave of the Apocalypse, Patmos

About halfway up to the Monastery of St. John on Patmos is the Cave of the Apocalypse. This sacred grotto is believed to mark the spot where St. John received his visions from Christ that he recorded in the Book of Revelation.     History of the Cave of the Apocalypse St. John the Theologian, commonly identified with the Apostle John, was exiled on …

Μισθώσεις Κατοικιών

ΓΕΝΙΚΑ. Όλες οι παλαιές και νέες μισθώσεις κύριας κατοικίας, διέπονται σήμερα αποκλειστικά από τις γενικές διατάξεις του Αστικού Κώδικα, και από το άρθρο 2 του ν.1703/1987 (όπως αντικαταστάθηκε. με το άρθρο 1 παρ.5 του ν.2235/94), το οποίο ορίζει ότι: 1. ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ: Η μίσθωση κύριας κατοικίας έχει τριετή ελάχιστη διάρκεια, υποχρεωτική και για τα δύο μέρη, ακόμα και αν έχει συμφωνηθεί βραχύτερος χρόνος. Συντόμευση της …

The Carnival of Corfu Island.

Carnival The roots of the Corfiot Carnival are lost in the Dionysiac worship of ancient Greece. The Carnival of Corfu was revived during the time of the Venetian occupation of the island and through a course of more than 450 years, reaches our times, regenerated each year The Latin word CARNEVALE is probably derived from the Latin phrase carnem levare = to disappear the meat, …

KERKYRA – CORFU

The island’s history A’ Mythical Past Corfu is identified by most archaeologists with the mythical island of Phaeacians. It was here, according to those that accept the identification of Scheria with Corfu, that Homer placed the penult station where a necked castaway the ingenious Odysseus arrived after days of straggle with the sea-waves.   The arrival of Odysseus at the Courtyard of King Alcinous …

SANTORINI

At a glance Santorini is the southernmost island of Cyclades and is located between Ios and Anafi. It is 128 nautical miles away from the port of Piraeus and 63 nautical miles away from Crete. Its size is 76 square km and the length of its shores is 69 km. The perimeter is approximately 36 nautical miles. Thera, Therassia, Aspronisi and the volcanoes (Palaia Kameni and Nea Kameni where the …

MYKONOS

Mykonos is part of a cluster of islands including Delos, Rhenia and some rocky islets. Mykonos, already inhabited since the 5th millennium B.C. (prehistoric settlement of Ftelia), has shared with them a long and copious history with them. Its intense tourist and cosmopolitan activity, which has continiously kept Mykonos in the foreground, inevitably reminds us of the cosmopolitan ancient Delos during the period of …

TOURISM IN GREECE

The Greek Islands A place of magic and beauty beyond imagining. The greek islands are separated in 6 main categories : Cyclades with its lovely white houses and the clear blue sea, with islands of natural beauty such as Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Kea, Syros, Kithnos, Serifos, Paros, Naxos, Antiparos, Kimolos, Ios, Amorgos, Milos, Folegandros, Santorini and Sifnos. In the centre of archipelago, Cyclades were …

PATMOS

Why Patmos? Forbes magazine voted Patmos as “Europe’s Most Idyllic Places To Live”, we agree! But the secret behind patmos’ popularity is the wide range of beautiful and talented people that keep coming back year after year. Living in Patmos is pure bliss.     The laid back pace really draws you in , while the air inspires to take full advantage of the …

The Settlements of Patmos. Chora – Skala –...

Chora Chora is the capital of the island with 541 residents and World Heritage Monument by UNESCO since 1999, it is located in the south central part of Patmos, 4 km. away from the port of Skala, and it is the second largest settlement on the island. Surrounded by the walls of the fortified Byzantine Monastery of Saint John the Theologian, Chora has kept …

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice 2016: 2nd in the w...

Top 10 Islands — World Another important distinction awarded Santorini as TripAdvisor’s readers ranked second among the islands of the world, two places higher than last year’s ranking. In the brief description on Santorini, the TripAdvisor says: “Even if you have never been to this island of the Cyclades, immediately recognize the chiseled into rock houses, gleaming white domed buildings and blue sea. There …